Concept

Hakim Mosque, Isfahan

Summary
Hakim Mosque (مسجد حکیم) is one of the oldest mosques in Isfahan, Iran. Completed in the mid-17th century, in the Safavid era, it is named after Moḥammad-Dāvud Khan Ḥakim (a court physician) who funded the construction. The mosque was constructed between 1656 and 1663 and retained the "standard four ayvan plan and a two-storey arcade" At the same time, however, it also bore a simpler structural pattern and brick and tile surface, compared to the ones that had been erected under Abbas I (1588-1629). See also
  • Islam in Iran
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